There are many reasons to learn Turkish:
Turkish is part of one of the primary language families
Turkish is part of the Turkic language family, which has more than 200 million speakers in the world. Hence, learning Turkish opens the door to a vast area of significant geopolitical importance spanning from Eastern Europe all the way to China.
Turkish is a fun language with a distinct structure
Turkish is a regular and phonetic language that uses the Latin alphabet. It is not difficult. On the contrary, it is a very logical and fun language to learn. Many people take our Turkish classes in NYC just because of its distinct structure. Please check our teaching methodology to see how we make learning Turkish a fun activity.
Turkey: Top 6th tourist destination in the world
Turkey is the top 6th tourist destination in the world and last year alone 51 million foreign travelers visited the country. Also, two Turkish cities, Istanbul and Antalya, are among the top 10 most visited cities in the world – Istanbul received more foreign visitors than New York last year.
English is not widely spoken outside of the tourist areas in Turkey. Thus, whether you want to live there or just visit the country, learning some Turkish would make a huge difference. Turks are generally warm and hospitable people and they adore foreigners, who make an attempt to speak their language.
Did we mention the beautiful beaches in Turkey?
Turkey: An economic and geopolitical powerhouse
Turkey is a regional power that serves as a bridge between East and West and it has the 19th largest economy in the world. Therefore, learning Turkish may open new job opportunities as well. For example, the U.S. State Department labeled Turkish as one of the critical languages and Turkish speakers have significant competitive advantages in the U.S. Foreign Service Officer Test.